holding area

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holding area

An Emergency Department area in which patients are kept temporarily before being transferred to an intensive care unit.

holding area

at a milking shed, an area to hold cows prior to entry into the milking parlor. Sometimes called a holding pen. May also include a wash pen or area that jets water up from the floor onto the udder and underline of the cows for cleaning prior to milking.